A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 284 km E of Levuka, Fiji (176 miles). Exact location of event, depth 617.24 km, -177.9969° West, -18.1157° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 02:16:00 / February 9, 2021 @ 2:16 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 617.24 km (384 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:16:00 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000di1v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di1v.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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